Marriage & Divorce

ROBERT ALLEMAN v. SITHOKOZILE ALLEMAN

Divorce — Separation period — Protective order On December 1, 2016, the Circuit Court for Washington County granted Sithokozile Alleman’s, appellee, request for a limited divorce from Robert Alleman, appellant, on the basis of separation, pursuant to Maryland Code (1984, ...

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CARL DIXON MAYO v. GONZETTA MAYO

Divorce — Marital property — Real property Carl D. Mayo, appellant, and Gonzetta Mayo, appellee, were married in 1985 and then separated in 2000. In 2015 and 2016, they filed cross-complaints for absolute divorce, in the Circuit Court for Prince ...

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WILLIAM BENNISON v. DEBBIE BENNISON

Divorce — Alimony — Contempt for non-payment  In 2006, William Bennison, appellant, was ordered by the Circuit Court for Frederick County to pay Debbie Bennison, appellee, indefinite alimony in the amount of $1,200 per month. Appellant stopped making payments in ...

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CHOO WASHBURN v. LARRY WASHBURN

Divorce — Marital property — Home sale This consolidated appeal arises from the divorce of appellant Choo Washburn (“Choo”) and appellee Larry Washburn (“Larry”), and encompasses three pro se appeals filed by Choo (Appeal Nos. 50, 992, and 1505, Sept. ...

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TOM THOMASIAN v. ESTATE OF SILVA THOMASIAN

Divorce — Post-judgment motions — Attorneys’ fees Tom Thomasian (“Tom”), the Appellant, appealed to this Court challenging three post-judgment decisions the Circuit Court for Montgomery County entered in favor of his ex-wife Silva Thomasian (“Silva”) following his petition to modify ...

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TERESA Y. NEAL v. EARNEST J. NEAL

Alimony — Rehabilitative alimony — Calculation This appeal is from a judgment of absolute divorce entered by the Circuit Court for Prince George’s County and from that court’s denial of appellant’s motion to alter or amend the judgment. Appellant makes ...

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MOHAMMAD BHUIYAN v. FARHANNA BHUIYAN

Divorce — Marital property — Pre-marriage purchase The Circuit Court for Prince George’s County granted an absolute divorce to Mohammad Bhuiyan, the appellant, and Farhanna Bhuiyan, the appellee. The court also awarded Farhanna, inter alia, use and possession of the ...

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MAREK MICHNIEWICZ v. BARBARA MICHNIEWICZ

Divorce — Prenuptial agreement — Validity Appellant, Marek Michniewicz (henceforth, “Mr. M,” to save a little length in this opinion), challenges the invalidation by the Circuit Court for Baltimore County of a prenuptial agreement (the Agreement) executed between he and ...

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